Wilderness River Safaris

Enjoy Eco Boat cruises in Wilderness

Enjoy the natural beauty of Wilderness by cruising on the Touw River or Island Lake in a safari style boat. Encounter beautiful bird life and scenery. A leisurely and magical experience for people of all ages. A great way to experience and explore the Wilderness Section of Garden Route National Park.

082-4409807, 081-5938937, 044-8821207


Departure Times

09h00, 10h30, 12h00, 13h30, 15h00, 16h30 & 18h00 (in summer)

Cruises dependent on weather conditions. We do not operate in rainy or very windy conditions.

We provide the following:

  • Refreshments
  • Life Jackets
  • Blankets
  • Ponchos (in event of rain)
  • First aid equipment.


  • Dress appropriately for the weather and something to keep you warm
  • Snacks, picnic basket, sundowners etc.
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Hats
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunblock

Tarentaal Day Visitor Area, Wilderness Rest Camp, Ebb & Flow South, take the Dumbleton Crescent turn-off from the N2 and follow Ebb & Flow Drive into the park.

GPS Corrdinates: 34 02.336S 23 13.977E


Bed & Breakfast and Self-catering Child and Pet Friendly Accommodation in Wilderness on the Garden Route.

Accommodation consists of:

Strelitzia Cottage – one bedroom cottage with double bed and bunk beds in the living area, fully equipped kitchen. (sleeps 4) more...

The Garden Room – bedroom with double bed, shower and kitchenette (Sleeps 2).

Lara’s Room – bedroom with double bed, bath and shower (Sleeps 2).

The Tin Room – bedroom with 2 single beds and shower (sleeps 2).

Woodcutter's Bushcamp - a unique luxury tented camping experience with 2 canvas tents with 2 single beds each on wooden decks in a secluded spot with reed screens and outdoor bathroom.

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